• Payment options - details

    This screen shows the amount you need to pay and the payment methods available to you.

    Account name

    The name of the account you are currently viewing. To change accounts, click on the Change account button, and select another account name from the drop down list.

    Closing balance

    This is an estimate of the amount you have to pay on a given date.

    The default is today’s date but you can project into the future by changing the date at Total payable if paid on and clicking on Go. The closing balance for that particular date will now display next to Closing balance.

    The balance shown may not be exactly what you owe, or are owed by us. If you need information that is not displayed on your account please ‘Contact us’.

    Estimated general interest charge

    This is an estimate of the general interest charge (GIC) owing (where applicable) up to and including the date displayed at Total payable if paid on.

    The default is today’s date but you can project into the future by changing the date at Total payable if paid on and clicking Go. The estimated GIC for that particular date will now display next to Estimated general interest charge.

    Total payable if paid on

    The figure you see at this field is the grand total of the amounts you owe as of the date displayed at Total payable if paid on. You can project how much you will owe in the future by changing the date displayed and clicking Go.

    Electronic funds transfer (EFT) code

    If you want to pay by BPAY, direct debt or direct credit, you will need to quote this code as your customer reference number. Your EFT code is different for each account.

    When you are ready to make a payment, check the right account is displayed at Account name and make a note of the EFT code for that account. If you need to switch accounts, click on the Change account button and select the right one from the drop down list. Once you have changed accounts, the EFT code for that account will be displayed next to Electronic funds transfer (EFT) code.

    Payment options

    You can use any of the payment options displayed on this screen to make a payment. The information you need to make payments by BPay, direct credit and direct debit is displayed on this screen.

    More detailed information about How to pay is available at ato.gov.au.

    Payment slip

    This button opens a new window containing your account information, amount payable and the payment options available to you. It includes a barcode for making payment at Australia Post. The information is presented in .pdf format and may not be fully accessible if you are using a screen reader.

     

    If you click Payment slip and a new window does not open, you may have a pop-up blocker turned on. Follow the direction of your browser and security software to turn off this blocker. If you continue to have problems, please contact us.

    Printer friendly version

    This button reformats the payment options screen to a printer friendly version.

    Account queries

    If you would like more information about an account, send us a message via the ‘Mail' menu item located in the left navigation bar.

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